Elif Kir, Mother Tongues, Mother Tongues Dublin, multilingualism, rising bilingual children Dublin, bilingualism, Dublin

YAZ DOSTUM

LANGUAGE: Turkish
Age group: 7+
Duration: 45 min
Time: 10 am

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In this Creative Drama workshop called “Yaz Dostum” (Write my Friend) Turkish
musician, singer and songwriter “Barış Manço” who passed away in 1999 will be
introduced. Manço was one of the founders of Anatolian rock movement which is aElif Kir, Mother Tongues, Mother Tongues Dublin, multilingualism, rising bilingual children Dublin, bilingualism, Dublin
synthesis of Turkish folk music with rock influences. His lyrics with diverse themes mostly followed modernized version of the “aşık” (wandering folk poets) tradition.
Manço composed around 200 songs which were translated into a variety of
languages including English, French, Japanese, Greek, Italian, Romanian, Persian, Hebrew and Arabic.

Barış means Peace. Like his name, he tried to give messages to make the world a peaceful place for all people. He expressed the values needed by humanity like dignity, honesty, respect and love in his own way. Through his TV program, 7’den 77’ye (‘From 7 to 77’), Manço travelled the world and tried to carry his messages to many countries.

The workshop will be held in Turkish by Elif Kir. The audience will be asked to participate in through role plays and some improvisations.


Elif Kir, Mother Tongues, Mother Tongues Dublin, multilingualism, rising bilingual children Dublin, bilingualism, Dublin“Yaz Dostum” isimli bu yaratıcı drama atölyesinde 1999 yılında hayatını kaybeden
Türk müzisyen, şarkıcı, söz yazarı Barış Manço tanıtılmaya çalışılacak. Manço Türk
müziği ve rok müziğinin birleşimi olan Anadolu rok müziğinin kurucularından birisidir.
Değişik temalara değindiği şarkılarında aşık geleneğini modern bir biçimde takip
etmiştir. Manço bazıları İngilizce, Fransızca, Japonca, Yunanca, İbranice, Farsça ve
Arapça gibi birçok yabancı dile çevrilen 200 şarkı bestelemiştir.

Barış kendi ismi gibi dünyayı daha huzurlu bir yer yapabilmek için tüm insanlara
mesajlar vermeye çalışmıştır. İnsanlığın ihtiyacı olan haysiyet, dürüstlük, saygı ve aik
gibi değerleri kendi tarzı ile dile getirmiştir. 7’den
77’ye  isimli televizyon programı için
dünyayı gezen Manço mesajlarını da bu ülkelere taşımıştır.

Katılımcıların rol oynama etkinlikleri ve doğaçlamalarla sürece katılmaları beklenmektedir.

Elif Kir was born and grew up in Turkey, Istanbul. After getting her M.A. degree
in 2005 she started taking courses in Drama and Creative Drama and Scriptwriting.
Besides, she has become a participant at Modern Drama Association in Turkey in
order to be a creative drama trainer since 2010. She has been offering workshops
and classes in creative drama for almost five years. Her interests include language,
culture, discourse, communication role of women in modern world and iconic
figures in Turkish culture.

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